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The Register's Guide to Contracting by Dominic Connor

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In the registers latest article, freelance expert Dominic Connor, offers up an insightful and witty article on how to become a contractor.

It touches on subjects such as take home pay, how good the market is for current work skills, dealing with recruitment agencies and much more.

Here is a short extract from the article:

Back in the heady days of 1984, working on the development of Microsoft Unix (yes, that was a real product, AKA Xenix), we needed to write an Ethernet driver, but none of us really felt up to that. We needed to hire an expensive specialist.

And so I met my first contractor, who turned up in a far better car than anyone else and illustrated why contractors are hired: either because your boss needs something done by a specialist, or because office politics stop people from hiring permies who can actually do the job . . .

To read this article in full click here: The Register – So you want to be a contractor?

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